fired
adjective Date: 1889 using a specified fuel — usually used in combination <
oil-fired power plant
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  • -fired — suffix ► using a particular type of fuel: gas fired/oil fired/coal fired »The company is to take electricity from a new coal fired power plant being built on one of its sites …   Financial and business terms

  • -fired — [[t] faɪe(r)d[/t]] COMB in ADJ: usu ADJ n fired combines with nouns which refer to fuels to form adjectives which describe power stations, machines, or devices that operate by means of that fuel. Coal fired power stations are among the worst… …   English dictionary

  • Fired — Fire Fire, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fring}.] 1. To set on fire; to kindle; as, to fire a house or chimney; to fire a pile. [1913 Webster] 2. To subject to intense heat; to bake; to burn in a kiln; as, to fire pottery. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fired — un·fired; fired; …   English syllables

  • -fired — /ˌfajɚd/ combining form : using a particular kind of fuel a gas fired furnace a coal fired power plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • fired — Response to an inappropriate or stupid remark. Eddie Haskell: Wally, your mom s hot. Wally Cleaver: That s it, Eddie, you re fired! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • fired — Response to an inappropriate or stupid remark. Eddie Haskell: Wally, your mom s hot. Wally Cleaver: That s it, Eddie, you re fired! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • fired — adjective let go from a job …   Wiktionary

  • fired — Synonyms and related words: afire, agog, aquiver, aroused, atingle, atwitter, baked, boiled, braised, broiled, browned, bursting, carried away, coddled, cooked, curried, deviled, ebullient, effervescent, excited, exhilarated, fricasseed, fried,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fired — Inglish (Indian English) Dictionary Chastised (not removed from job) …   English dialects glossary

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